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Death of a Salesman

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Ethel Barrymore Theatre

243 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

2hrs, 40mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Feb 13, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Jun 02, 2012
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Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield star in the revival of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic.


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What Is the Story of Death of a Salesman?
Set in the late 1940s, Death of the Salesman follows traveling salesman Willy Loman (Philip Seymour Hoffman) as he slowly unravels. The play explores the complicated family relationship between Willy, his wife, Linda (Linda Emond), and their adult sons, Biff (Andrew Garfield) and Happy (Finn Wittrock). In this Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning drama, playwright Arthur Miller examines how far one man will go to provide for his family and achieve the American dream.

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What Is Death of a Salesman Like?
Mike Nichols’ beautifully staged and wonderfully acted production of Death of a Salesman utilizes the play’s original 1949 set design and musical underscoring paired with contemporary lighting and some of today’s most acclaimed actors to tell Arthur Miller's classic story of a man at the end of his rope.

Is Death of a Salesman Good for Kids?
Death of a Salesman is not a show for children. The play deals with death, adultery and other adult themes. Teens who have read the play in school will be riveted by this top-of-the-line production.